Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions

Gulf of Oman, June 13, 2013 - Marines move ordnance on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.

Type of MOS: PMOS

Rank Range: SSgt to Pvt

Job Description

This MOS encompasses responsibilities incident to the inspection, renovation, and restore of armament equipment and loading of aviation ordnance on Marine Corps plane. The aircraft ordnance technician plays a whole lot of obligations and obligations which include examining ammunition, trying out plane systems, performing preventive protection and effecting maintenance, loading and fusing ammunition and arming/de-arming aircraft.

Job Requirements

(1) Must be a U.S. citizen.

(2) Must have normal colour notion.

(3) Must be a minimum height of 64 inches and a most height of 75 inches.

(4) Must be eligible for a mystery safety clearance.

(five) Must possess a GT score of 105 or better.

(6) Must own a legitimate state drivers license (Sgt to Pvt)

(7) Must meet the medical necessities for Explosives Handlers and Explosives Vehicle Operators contained in NAVMED P-117, Article 15-71B.

(8) Complete the relevant CNATT AO (C) Course suitable for the intended initial plane assignment.

(9) Must reap GSE licenses appropriate for the plane assigned.

(10) Marines who handle explosives must meet the standards to be certified and authorized as consistent with MCO 8023.three.


(l) SSgt to Pvt:

(a) Employs suitable protection precautions, protection procedures, and file-retaining strategies for ordnance.

(b) Operates and plays operator preservation on armament weapons support device and plane armament system.

(c) Loads and unloads airborne guns and stores aboard aircraft to include reconfiguration and practical testing of plane weapons launch and control, missile, and weapons systems.

(d) Removes, continues, offerings, installs, and hundreds aircraft weapons.

(e) Arms and de-fingers plane.

(2) SSgt to Cpl:

(a) Conducts practical assessments of racks, launchers, adapters and electric additives, plane armament circuits and keeps them in an operational fame via appropriate preventive protection.

(b) Configures or reconfigures assigned aircraft for carriage of any aviation ammunition within the capability of the aircraft by installing or eliminating racks, launchers, adapters, and electrical components.

(c) Maintains and installs aerial target towing gadget; continues and operates associated aid equipment.

(d) Conducts practical checks of plane armament electric fusing, firing, and launch circuits and keeps them in an operational popularity.

(3) SSgt to Sgt:

(a) Applies bore sight tactics and techniques as relevant to aircraft sights and weapons systems.

(b) Procures components, keeps facts, prepares reports, and makes use of pUblications pertinent to aviation ordnance and plane armament gadget.

(c) Performs quality manipulate of labor completed via the ordnance phase on aircraft assigned.

(d) Prepares and submits unsatisfactory equipment reviews as outlined in OPNAVINST 8000.sixteen.

(e) Trains plane ordnance technicians in all levels of squadron stage aviation ordnance.

(f) Applies administrative techniques important to establish and operate a squadron ordnance segment.

(g) Conducts administrative and fabric inspections of squadron ordnance sections.

(h) Prepares Conventional Ordnance Deficiency Reports, Explosive Mishap Reports, Technical Publication Deficiency Reports, Missile Fire Reports, Product Quality Deficiency Reports, Missing Lost Stolen/Recovered Ammunition Reports, and Engineering Investigation Requests, while appropriate.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes

Aircraft Armament Mechanic 806.361-030.

Related Marine Corps Jobs

Aviation Ordnance Equipment Repair Technician, 6541.

Above records derived from MCBUL 1200, elements 2 and 3